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Protein Packed Smoothie Bowl

Great news! I have your new favorite breakfast! It’s fast, versatile, and full of flavor. Bonus – it’ll keep you full all the way till lunch. Ingredients: 1 scoop protein powder (I used Tone It Up chocolate plant-based) ¼ small banana, frozen 1.5 ounces frozen blueberries 1 cup unsweetened cashew milk 1/3 cup frozen cauliflower… Continue reading Protein Packed Smoothie Bowl

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Wellness Wednesday. Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Usually writing pours out of every one of my pores. Whether it’s a light-hearted blog post or a highly technical press release. Interesting or bland. Writing comes naturally for me. Except this post. This is difficult to share. However since it is Eating Disorder Awareness Week and I know just how many women (even some… Continue reading Wellness Wednesday. Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

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Protein-Packed Green Cakes

I’ve decided life is too short to eat the same ol’ boring breakfast every day. I’ve also decided to quit thinking about food as inherently “good” or “bad.” If you’ve ever prepped for a show or tried to adopt the mentality of “eating clean” you’re well aware of the stigma that exists in the fitness… Continue reading Protein-Packed Green Cakes

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The “Love Your Legs” Workout

I have good news and bad news, y’all. Bad news? This following workout will have you crawling to the bathroom in the days that follow. Good news? I have the perfect remedy for your sore, achey muscles. So let’s get to work. I happen to love training legs. Quads, Hammies, Glutes, even Calves. I love… Continue reading The “Love Your Legs” Workout

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Life’s Too Short for Shitty Workouts

I get it. Not everyone loves to workout. It hurts. Sweating is gross. The couch sounds like a better idea. There’s an infinite number of excuses you can give as to why you hate working out. But here’s the thing. It doesn’t need to be that way. Hear me out. Working out doesn’t have to… Continue reading Life’s Too Short for Shitty Workouts

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Carbs are NOT the Enemy!

Confused about carbs?? It’s amazing how often I hear people say they’re going “low carb” or how they’re scared to eat that morning bowl of oats… and I just want to scream out “Carbs are not the enemy!!!”Now, that’s not to say I’d suggest hitting your local greasy spoon for a tall stack of pancakes… Continue reading Carbs are NOT the Enemy!

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What I’m Thankful For This Year

As the Thanksgiving holiday quickly approaches, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about gratitude. I honestly cannot believe 2015 is coming to a close – it seems the older I get, the faster the years whiz on by. There have definitely been some highs and lows over the past year, so I decided to embark on a… Continue reading What I’m Thankful For This Year